Buy direct from Desura for single copy of standard game files. Deals for Steam keys etc must be bought via the publisher at the official website or Thank you & enjoy! ** VERSION 1.4 now available - with Fr, Esp & De subtitles + minor fixes. Note - v1.2 save games will NOT work with this version, v1.3 saves WILL ** The Cat Lady contains strong adult themes and is recommended only for players over 18. From Harvester Games, The Cat Lady follows Susan Ashworth, a lonely 40-year old on the verge of suicide. She has no family, no friends and no hope for a better future. One day she discovers that five strangers will come along and change everything... This suspenseful psychological horror game features stylized artwork, a simple keyboard control method and English voice acting, plus a compelling, atmospheric 70 minute soundtrack by Micamic. Windows PC. * NOTE: Unfortunately Screen 7 & Harvester Games cannot offer Mac support. TCL is for Windows PC

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10 Avoc

Jan 30th, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't

Można powiedzieć że PS-owcy mają "Heavy Rain", ale za to posiadacze komputerów mają twórców gier indie, którzy kreatywnością i grywalnymi rozwiązaniami potrafią przebijać producentów gier AAA. Panie i Panowie, oto kolejny twór pana Remigiusza Michalskiego, obok którego nie można przejść obojętnie. Mocna historia, która gdyby była filmem, puszczano by ją około godziny 24:00 lub 1:00 w TV.
Susan Ashworth to 40-letnia kobieta żyjąca samotnie w swoim mieszkaniu. Jej jedynymi towarzyszami są koty, które dokarmia. Pewnego razu nasza bohaterka będąc pogrążona w depresji, próbuje popełnić samobójstwo przedawkowując tabletki. W świecie między życiem a śmiercią Susan poznaje Królową Robaków - tajemniczą kobietę, która oświadcza, że Susan nie umrze, a będzie zabijać pasożyty - złych ludzi tego świata. W zamian za to dostaje obietnicę odnalezienia przyjaźni... Kobieta wie, że propozycja złożona jej przez tę istotę nie podlega dyskusji. Przyjmuje więc zleconą jej misję...
Jeśli mieliście jakieś zarzuty do poprzedniego tytułu od Michalskiego - "Downfalla", to w wypadku "The Cat Lady" takowych mieć po prostu nie będziecie. Już same tekstury są ostrzejsze niż w poprzedniej grze, scenariusz posiada kilka wręcz kapitalnych momentów a fabuła oprócz świetnego przedstawienia ma także kilka fanowskich nawiązań. Nareszcie pojawił się voice acting. Wszyscy zaangażowani aktorzy wykonali naprawdę solidną robotę, zwłaszcza wcielająca się w "kocią damę" Lynsey Frost oraz towarzysząca jej Brittany Williams jako Mitzi. W gąszczu Crysisów, Call of Duty'ów, Battlefieldów, F.E.A.R.-ów i wielu, wielu innych, "The Cat Lady" jest miłą odmianą i jeśli cenicie naprawdę niebanalne gry, które pozostawią w Was coś na dłużej, to ta produkcja jest jedną z nich. Co prawda w wykorzystaniu motywu depresji i samotności w horrorze "The Cat Lady" i tak przegrywa z "Cry of Fear", ale mimo wszystko i tak osiąga pułap niedostępny dla wielu obecnych gier z gatunku. Ode mnie tylko jeden werdykt - musicie zagrać.

stargazer991 says
10 stargazer991

Jan 18th, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't

I love this game. It shows how so many people think when they are alone and that they never really are. It just shows life and how suicide people think.

Maxen1416 says
10 Maxen1416

Jan 17th, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't

I barely give 10s to any game,

but after playing this game? ooh this game,
my god, this game is amazing and I am just speechless!

the atmosphere this game gave me, the feelings and emotions I went through playing this game, always on the edge of my seat, I can't stress enough how much I love this game.

KrustiClawn says
10 KrustiClawn

Jan 13th, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't

I truly enjoyed this game. The plot is very unique and a lot of the times pretty touching and intense. I love the graphics, I love the characters and I love the fact that the game is, to a certain extent, based on your own choices.

This is a game I will remember and I recommend it to anyone that wants a creepy and challenging game in which you choose what you want the character to say and do.

10/10 - Masterpiece

DameDiabolique says
10 DameDiabolique

Nov 30th, 2013 0 people agree 0 people don't

I first got into this game after watching a let's ply from cry. It is an awesome game. It is dark and fun. Sometimes the cut scenes can drag for a while so if you are more of an action type of gamer you may want to get some popcorn and buckle down. I do love the story and I love the blood and gore. Please make more games like this. Thanks!

karieriu123 says
10 karieriu123

Nov 15th, 2013 0 people agree 0 people don't

Amazing, emotional, and way beyond my expectations. Nicely done, The Cat Lady will forever remain on the list of my all time favorite games.

Monochrome-Dragon says
10 Monochrome-Dragon

Oct 31st, 2013 0 people agree 0 people don't
This review may contain spoilers

This game played with my heart strings the whole way through. I love how it has a set story, but you have little choices to make each playthrough a bit differant.
I enjoy how it's very questionable about who this "Queen of Maggots" woman is, and depending on your choices, it might even make you question if Susan has really "died" so many times or if she's really "killed" the Parasites, or if they were all metaphors for something else.
The game often makes you change your thought patterns over and over, making you think one thing one minutes, and making you think a totally differant one the next. And then when it all boils down, it's actually the option you least thought possible!
It's very easy to feel for Susan and Mitzi, to understand them. They are very believable characters, and I applaud you for choosing female protagonists, and suceeding very well with them.
I swear that the ending tore my heart out. It's sad when a character dies after all that you've been through with them. Especially when you somehow just forget that they're supposed to die because you've been distracted by all the things you went through with the character. But it's nice to see that Susan didn't give up after she lost Mitzi, and tries to be happier, and is, because of Mitzi's computer.
This game takes 2D side-scrollers to a whole new level, and this is the kind of game quality I love to see. Good 2D games are hard to come by, and this one is a pure gem. Wish I could figure out how to run it in Windowed mode, though.

rottenhedgehog says
10 rottenhedgehog

Oct 11th, 2013 0 people agree 0 people don't

This game got me when I first saw the trailer. What a weird and original game! Although the design might look a bit crappy on a first look, the collage style makes the whole game very unique and creates a deep and believable atmosphere.
Great characters, music, story, dialogues, voice acting....a game that really sucked me into its world! Every scene is full of creativity and nice little ideas like playing a cat, being blind for a short time, the flashback, the re-awakening. Although I don't like this serial killer stuff the psychological depth of the two characters made it for me!

The only thing I would complain about is the bad microphone and the saving system.

Midnightmare says
10 Midnightmare

Oct 4th, 2013 0 people agree 0 people don't

Very touching story, beautiful and at the same time melancholic artistic designs. Characters as real, lovable (or hate inducing) as it gets. There's a lot of things that this game has to offer to whoever is willing to give it a chance.

black-hack says
9 black-hack

Sep 28th, 2013 0 people agree 0 people don't

This game is a rare one, I'm really happy I've come across it. It focus on the story, dark and depressive, still beatiful and breathtaking. The quests aren't really elaborated but it doesn't matter, I see this game more like an interactive movie. The nearest analog I can think of is Fahrenheit.

Why not 10/10? The storyline has some issues with common sense. A few times it happened that characters were being just funny (even taking into account their mental state) or the laws of physics were kind of violated. But... You could say it's minor problems comparing to everything else.

In conclusion, I strongly recommend you, unknown reader, to try this game. It's unusual, mature, deep, obscure, sometimes cruel... and awesome.

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